|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1970|
|Death: ||Jun. 26, 1997|
Wayne Martinez was a Corrections Guard for the Wyoming State Prison in Cheyenne, Wyoming, as a Corporal. He served 7 years for the Department of Corrections, dying in the line of duty at age 27. A couple of inmates gained control to the Shift Commanders Office in an escape attempt. They attacked Corporal Martinez, beating him and stabbing him three times. The suspects fled in a truck, but was stopped by Guards at the Exterior Fence when they opened fire on them. Corporal Martinez was survived by his wife, four daughters, one son, and his parents.
Created by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita,...
Record added: Aug 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21181059
Wayne Martinez was TRULY one of the good guys. I knew him through high school, and he supported me in hard times. He was the funniest guy I've ever met.The world has truly lost an exceptional citizen. This loss is substantial and he will always be missed.|
Added: Dec. 29, 2012
Just wanted to stop by and wish you a Happy Birthday Cpl. Martinez.|
Added: Mar. 5, 2010
Remembered and Honored Forever!|
Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas
Added: Aug. 26, 2007